Monday Recap for September 24, 2012
Happy Monday, everybody! Here are some interesting articles from the past week. Enjoy!
The Genealogy Sphere
- The Aunt I Never Knew (Kindred Spirits blog) – A great family story about a relative Kindred Spirits blogger never had a chance to know
- A Second Chance to Be a Genetic Pioneer (The Huffington Post) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak talks about Geno 2.0 by National Geographic
- First Ever English Translation of Rare 1895 Czech Resource to be Made Available Free (The Huffington Post) – A great resource if you have any Czech ancestry
- Traces (Ttreelines blog) – A moving post about discovering the physical traces of our ancestors
- Where Were They? When barbed wire was invented. (Ancestral Breezes blog) – Where were your ancestors when barbed wire was invented?
- The amount of a bond (The Legal Genealogist) – The legal genealogist helps explain the presence of bonds in court documents from the Blair County Orphans’ Court
- The Myth of Ellis Island (Mocavo blog) – Did your ancestor’s name change at Ellis Island? Michael Leclerc discusses the Ellis Island myth
- Monday Recap for September 17, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Dick Van Dyke – Learn more about television legend Dick Van Dyke’s family tree! Are you related?
- Are You Related to a Gymnast? - We highlighted the Team USA Gymnast genealogy project in honor of National Gymnastics Day!